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  • Lebanese president demands clarifications on Iranian official's remarks

    Lebanese president demands clarifications on Iranian official's remarks

    Date: 2014-05-10 08:36:38 GMT - Lebanon - Arab world - SN:19 - ID:712975

    Lebanese President Michel Suleiman demanded Foreign Minister Jebran Basil to seek clarifications from the Iranian authorities on a statement by a former Iranian revolutionary guard commander. The request came after a cabinet session headed by the ....

  • South Sudan rivals agree peace deal

    South Sudan rivals agree peace deal

    Date: 2014-05-10 07:34:35 GMT - Ethiopia - Arab world - SN:9 - ID:712831

    South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed a peace deal after a five-month conflict, the BBC reported Friday. The deal calls for an immediate truce and the formation of a transitional government ahead of the ....

  • 2 French people arrested in Yemen

    2 French people arrested in Yemen

    Date: 2014-05-10 07:34:00 GMT - France - Arab world - SN:13 - ID:712868

    The French government said two French people have been arrested in Yemen, according to ABC news. French Foreign Ministry spokesman Romain Nadal said in a statement that France "is cooperating closely with Yemen authorities in the fight against ....

  • Sudan most affected if Ethiopian dam established without safety studies: Karti

    Sudan most affected if Ethiopian dam established without safety studies: Karti

    Date: 2014-05-10 07:15:08 GMT - Sudan - Arab world - SN:6 - ID:712821

    Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Karti asserted on Friday that his country will be the most affected if the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam was established without making studies that confirms its environmental safety and economic feasibility for Ethiopia, ....

  • 2 soldiers killed in blast in Baghdad

    2 soldiers killed in blast in Baghdad

    Date: 2014-05-10 07:11:03 GMT - Iraq - Arab world - SN:3 - ID:712811

    Two Iraqi soldiers were killed and one officer was injured when an explosive device went off Friday in Baghdad, a security source said. The device was planted on a road side in Arab Abbas town in the western side of Baghdad, the source said. ....

  • 1 dies in Saudi heavy rains

    1 dies in Saudi heavy rains

    Date: 2014-05-10 07:09:53 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:2 - ID:712810

    A person has died in Saudi Arabia due to heavy rains that rocked Mecca city on Friday, Saudi Civil Defense authorities said on Friday. The neighborhoods of Ommra, Shawqiya, Al Aziziya, Om Al Jowd as well as other areas were hit by the floods, ....

  • UN concerned over jail sentence against Saudi blogger

    UN concerned over jail sentence against Saudi blogger

    Date: 2014-05-09 19:17:09 GMT - United Nations - Arab world - SN:41 - ID:712534

    The United Nation expressed concern over sentencing a blogger to 10 years in prison in Saudi Arabia. In a press conference on Friday, UN deputy spokesman Farhan Haq said the UN is concerned over this ruling. He said that such rulings ....

  • Yemeni defense minister survives assassination attempt by al-Qaeda members

    Yemeni defense minister survives assassination attempt by al-Qaeda members

    Date: 2014-05-09 19:08:21 GMT - Yemen - Arab world - SN:37 - ID:712520

    Yemeni Defense Minister Mohammed Naser Ahmed escaped an assassination attempt unhurt Friday in an ambush erected by number of the terrorist al-Qaeda insurgents. The attack took place in the south of the country where the army is mounting a ....

  • 10 more Coronavirus cases confirmed in Saudi Arabia

    10 more Coronavirus cases confirmed in Saudi Arabia

    Date: 2014-05-09 19:07:05 GMT - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - Arab world - SN:36 - ID:712519

    The Saudi Health Ministry announced on Friday ten more cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) raising the number of infections to 473 since the first case was diagnosed in September 2102. The ministry said that the ....

  • Iran rejects reports on secret visit by Iraq’s Maliki

    Iran rejects reports on secret visit by Iraq’s Maliki

    Date: 2014-05-09 19:04:58 GMT - Iran - Arab world - SN:33 - ID:712516

    A senior Iranian official has dismissed Arab media reports about a confidential visit to Tehran by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, Press TV reported on Friday. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, Iran’s deputy foreign minister for Arab and African ....

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